Level Up Your Burner Game

With so much of the world shifting to virtual platforms over the past year, it’s now possible to learn anything anywhere, anytime. And yes, that means there’s an online treasure trove of knowledge available to Burners — everything from training and mentoring gritty Burner skills, to learning about sustainability and Radical Inclusion, to conversations and storytelling that enrich your curious mind.

Burning Man Hive is a space for anyone who is inspired by Burning Man culture to learn, share, and connect. This free space offers more than a dozen courses created by community members and Burning Man staff. (Don’t have a Burner Profile? Create a Burner Profile here.)

Just some of the courses in Hive that are open to all:

Learn about ways Burners are collaborating to make Black Rock City and Burning Man culture more sustainable.

Get involved in these Burner-led sustainability projects:

Sustainability projects underway at Burning Man Project include:

  • The 2030 Environmental Sustainability Roadmap sets a 10-year timeline and targets for Black Rock City to sustainably manage waste, become carbon negative, and ecologically regenerative.
  • Year Two Sustainability Update looks at where we’ve come as a community and organization two years into the Environmental Sustainability Roadmap.
  • The Green Theme Camp Summit gathered Theme Camp Organizers to explore and discuss how they can help Burning Man achieve its Sustainability goals.
  • The Carbon Dioxide Removal Call invited nine leaders to talk about projects and share their knowledge in the field of carbon removal.
  • Black Rock Labs incubates, accelerates and tests climate smart technologies in Black Rock City and beyond.
  • To get involved, email Burning Man Project’s sustainability team (sTeam) at sustainability@burningman.org.

Get the latest news from Fly Ranch, Burning Man Project’s 3,800-acre ranch in Northern Nevada.

Learn about Burning Man Project’s continuing work on Radical Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity (R.I.D.E.):

What has your Burning Man experience taught you? Here are a few online resources for storytelling and information gathering:




  • Burning Man LIVE podcast will introduce you to people who are creating and inspiring Burning Man culture around the world.
  • Culturally Attuned is a podcast about working across cultural divides, co-created by the US Institute of Peace and Burning Man Project.
  • Accuracy Third is a podcast collecting an oral history of Black Rock City.
  • Into the Fire shares interviews with key figures and profiles of art projects.
  • Radio Check podcast, from the Department of Institutional Memory, features Black Rock Rangers talking about their experiences in Black Rock City.
  • Blueprints is an oral storytelling project documenting knowledge gained from being an active participant in Black Rock City.
  • Burner Podcast features interviews and commentary on Burning Man culture.


Roll Up Your Sleeves and Participate

Ready to put your learnings into practice? Here’s who to contact to get involved: